Joshana Karki Goga, PharmD, BCPP

Pharmacist, Interim Director of Clinical Services

Specialties

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Medication Management

Dr. Joshana K. Goga is the interim director of clinical pharmacy services at Sheppard Pratt Health System serving as the liaison for all clinical programs. In addition she serves as a clinical specialist collaborating in the management of medication regimens for patients with psychiatric diagnoses on the geriatric inpatient service line. In her research role, she serves as a contributing author for the Stanley Research Foundation; the group’s work currently focuses on the use of probiotics to reduce the rate of readmission in patients with bipolar disorder. Her past publications focus on deprescribing and lean methodologies to improve medication management across the health system. Dr. Goga provides educational training for staff, patients, students and residents as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy. 

She earned her B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy at University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy. Dr. Goga completed her primary care residency at University of Buffalo, and her psychiatry residency with the Veterans Administration. She is a board certified psychiatric pharmacist and also certified as a Green Belt Lean Six Sigma.